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Redhouse Castle

A Scheduled Monument in Preston, Seton and Gosford, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9835 / 55°59'0"N

Longitude: -2.8626 / 2°51'45"W

OS Eastings: 346275

OS Northings: 677063

OS Grid: NT462770

Mapcode National: GBR 2N.W4TC

Mapcode Global: WH7TQ.0V4T

Entry Name: Redhouse Castle

Scheduled Date: 28 April 1920

Last Amended: 20 November 1969

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM775

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Aberlady

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford

Traditional County: East Lothian


Built 1901. Picturesque curved terrace of single storey

cottages originally containing 9 dwellings, redivided 1971

to give 6 dwellings, but retaining all porches of original


Coursed rubble walling, polished red sandstone margins.

Timber gabled porches with ceramic finials, double-leaf

doors. All windows single light, sash and case with 4-pane

glazing pattern. Left window to No 1 bipartite with 2-pane


Timber gabled dormers with ceramic finials, coped, axial

stacks with octagonal cans, ceramic cresting, slate roofs.

Rear elevations much altered circa 1971 with enlarged

windows, French doors, box dormers.

Low coped walls to gardens supporting cast-iron railings.

Octagonal facet-roofed brick lavatory to rear with 8 timber

boarded doors. Slate roof. Timber fleche ventilator.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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